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M. Jodi Rell

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  • Making The Arts Sing For Their Suppers

    Making The Arts Sing For Their Suppers
    I attended two events Wednesday in Hartford about arts funding in Connecticut and taken together they speak of new -- and troubling -- ways the state is attempting to deal with its cultural treasures. The first event was an "arts forum," one of several...
  • Is Dannel Malloy's busy travel schedule helping or hurting Connecticut?

    Is Dannel Malloy's busy travel schedule helping or hurting Connecticut?
    In his first year in office, Gov. Dannel Malloy spent all or part of 70 days outside Connecticut’s borders. State records show he made 38 different trips that required him to notify Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman that she would serve as acting chief...
  • Chief Of Staff, Communications Director Leave Malloy Administration

    In a blow to the administration, Governor Dannel Malloy's trusted chief of staff, his deputy chief, and communications director are all leaving. Timothy F. Bannon, a workhorse who has held numerous positions in state government and the private sector,...
  • Why ex-governor Rowland shouldn't call out the New Britain to Hartford busway

    Why ex-governor Rowland shouldn't call out the New Britain to Hartford busway
    Boondoggle. It's a lovely word that conjures up nightmare visions of vast sums of taxpayer money squandered by political idiots or crooks. A dictionary definition calls it "a wasteful or impractical project often involving graft." Which leads us, not...
  • Big Night For Democrats; Upsets In Middletown, Milford

    Democrats swept to victories Tuesday in Waterbury, New Britain, Middletown and Milford as well-organized candidates pounded away on local issues and got their voters to the polls in the state’s big cities. In Middletown, Democrat Dan Drew...
  • Governors Malloy, Markell Travel Together To Kuwait, Afghanistan; Two Democrats Love Traveling; Markell Campaigned In Hartford For Malloy

    In Afghanistan this week, they were side by side. In Kuwait, too. Not long ago, Govs. Dannel P. Malloy of Connecticut and Jack Markell of Delaware were together in Hartford as well — to talk about the best ways to create jobs. And a year before...
  • Malloy says he'll sign on to governors' petition asking feds to relax ban on medical pot

    Malloy says he'll sign on to governors' petition asking feds to relax ban on medical pot
    Gov. Dannel Malloy says he plans to sign on to a petition by the governors of Rhode Island and Washington state asking the feds to reclassify marijuana so it can be used in medical pot programs. “The governor continues to support the palliative use...
  • Christmas Sales Could Help State Coffers

    With the Christmas shopping season off to a rousing start, state officials are hoping this will be the best season in years for sales taxes pouring into state coffers. The gifts being purchased at a brisk pace at malls and retail outlets from Danbury...
  • NTSB Wants To Ban All Cellphones While Driving

    NTSB Wants To Ban All Cellphones While Driving
    In a surprising move, the National Transportation Board is calling upon states to prohibit the use of all cellphones in cars, including hands-free devices. The landmark ban would go beyond the current law in Connecticut, which allows the use of hands-...
  • The deaths of bicyclists force Connecticut to rethink its roads

    The deaths of bicyclists force Connecticut to rethink its roads
    Connecticut transportation officials are putting a lethal three-mile stretch of Route 44 (aka Burnside Avenue) in East Hartford on a radical "road diet" before it kills again. One state Department of Transportation official calls it a "groundbreaking"...
  • Ruling Favors Troopers On 1,248 Minimum; Malloy Will Appeal

    In a victory for the state police union, a judge has refused Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's request to dismiss a lawsuit by the union regarding Malloy's layoff of 56 troopers. The judge also said that the state's law requiring a minimum of 1,248 troopers is...